It's bank holiday weekend, again. And for those of you who have made it to payday, you might be looking to flaunt some wad.

There is of course no obligation to go out and splash the cash, in this day and age with prices so high, a night in with friends or family goes a long way.

But if you do want something, let's say, different, then you have a plethora of 'fancy' restaurants dotted in and around Oxford.

So if you're looking for a quaint setting or want to try something not found on the typical menu, here are six of the most 'fancy' restaurants in Oxford according to Tripadvisor reviews:

(Note: Some places might be fully booked by now so make sure to ring up ahead of your visit)

The top 6 'fanciest' restaurants in Oxford according to Tripadvisor reviews:

Tribe - 5 stars out of 271 reviews

21 Cowley Road.

Chinese, Indian, European, British, Asian, Healthy.

Recent reviews: "Me and my friend came here for dinner randomly one night and we’re glad we did. The service and the food were both incredible. Rohit, the owner, has outdone himself."

"This was one of the most wonderful restaurant experiences I’ve ever had. The staff were delightful and the food was wonderful.

"The portion sizes were excellent and the whole experience was unbelievable value for money. Cannot wait for my next visit. Thank you very much."

La Table D'Alix At The Plough - 5 stars out of 139 reviews

The Old Plough Rectory Road, Great Haseley.

French, Cafe, Mediterranean, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options.

Recent reviews: "Eight of us celebrated my daughter's 40th birthday. We had the cosy private dinning area which was lovely, cocktails and champagne as we ordered our food.

"Then a fabulous dinner with charming and efficient staff. Couldn't find fault at all and the complimentary brandy and champagne at the end of the evening was a lovely touch".

"My husband booked this after hearing how good it is for a special birthday and it did not disappoint.

"The young French couple running this wonderful restaurant are a delight. The menu is exquisite - perfect French food prepared with genuine love and care. Super wine list and fabulous atmosphere…. Please do try this little gem. You owe it to yourself."

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Le Manoir Aux Quat'saisons Restaurant - 4.5 stars out of 2675 reviews

Church Road, Great Milton.

Two-starred Michelin. French, European, British.

Recent reviews: "From our arrival to departure this was an amazing experience. The staff are superb, I must give a special mention to Hannah, who was attentive, friendly and helped to make this a memorable experience.

"Meeting Raymond Blanc was special. The food was delicious, the speed of service just right. The highlight for me was surprisingly (not a dessert person) the dessert of cacao, coffee, mascarpone and cardamom, complete with a birthday candle."

"Utterly superb. Every course was beautiful and a work of art on the plate. The staff were so professional exceptional. We went for a 40th birthday and enjoyed the private dining room and then drinks in the orangery. Beautiful memorable day."

The Red Lion - 4.5 stars out of 258 reviews

Standlake Road Witney, Northmoor.

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options.

Recent reviews: "Had a lovely lunch with family. Three people had the turkey dinner, it was one of the best I’d had everything was cooked to perfection.

"The fish stew was also very good as well, as was the venison. Would highly recommend this lovely pub, service was great also."

"Stopped for like lunch on a circular walk from the Thames. Olives, hummus, fish and chips, liver and chard, veggie burger. Lovely lunch and good service. Thumbs up."

The Mason Arms - 4.5 stars out of 490 reviews

Station Road, South Leigh.

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options.

Recent reviews: "Quirky, cosy, right amount of boho to lux. We only stayed here one night but it was glorious. Lovely food and service. Perfect place to have a tasty meal, a drink, play some board games, and have a great night sleep."

"Great cosy pub, staff super welcoming, professional with wonderful service. Definitely recommend this pub, it's rare to find such a special place where you feel the staff enjoy what they do and create a warm friendly atmosphere."

No.1 Ship Street - 4.5 stars out of 599 reviews

1 Ship Street, Oxford.

European, British, Grill.

Recent reviews: "We ate here on Saturday 3 February as a group of eight and had an amazing meal. The Cod with clams was an excellent, great mussels and the oysters were really fresh. The waiter who looked after us was excellent and made it a great experience. Will definitively recommend and return."

"Phenomenal food, excellent drinks. Everything you’d want from a bistro. French onion soup was perfection. Thornback ray was a delight. I cannot wait to return. Pisco sour a highlight."